Mandela To Be Buried Dec. 15

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December 06, 2013 AT 4:50 AM
South Africa's president says Nelson Mandela will be buried on Sunday, Dec. 15. President Jacob Zuma also said Friday that a memorial service in a Johannesburg stadium will be held for the anti-apartheid leader on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Zuma said that Mandela's body will lie in state at government buildings in Pretoria from Wednesday, Dec. 11, until the burial. He said this coming Sunday, Dec. 8, will be a national day of prayer and reflection.